Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

May 31, 2019 12:58 am0 comments
Tibetans, Taiwanese absent from Modi’s swearing in as latter is headed for series of Xi meetings

(TibetanReview.net, May30’19) – Prime Minister Narendra Modi of India has begun his second term May 30 on an apparently pro-China message. Unlike in 2014, neither the executive head of the Central Tibetan Administration (CTA) nor Taiwan’s New Delhi representative was among the invitees at his swearing-in ceremony. Although widely seen […]

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US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

May 21, 2019 11:20 pm0 comments
US Ambassador on week-long Tibet visit on rare permit from China

(TibetanReview.net, May20’19) – Such is the difficulty and rarity of a permit for a Western diplomat – or a UN human rights official too, for that matter – to visit Tibet that just allowing one makes international news headlines. In a first since 2015, China has permitted US Ambassador Terry […]

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Book reveals what was behind Dalai Lama’s 2014 praise of Xi Jinping

May 16, 2019 11:19 pm0 comments
Book reveals what was behind Dalai Lama’s 2014 praise of Xi Jinping

(TibetanReview.net, May16’19) – The Dalai Lama has not talked about it before but had praised Chinese President Xi Jinping for being “more open minded” than his predecessor Hu Jintao. Now in a new book by an Indian journalist, the exile spiritual leader of Tibet has revealed that Xi had agreed […]

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British town mayor raises Tibetan flag in solidarity gesture

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British town mayor raises Tibetan flag in solidarity gesture

(TibetanReview.net, May15’19) – The Tibetan flag was raised for the sixth year in a row in Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist temple in Milton Keynes, a large town in Buckinghamshire located 50 miles northwest of London, on May 12, with this year’s event being dedicated to the 60th anniversary of the Dalai […]

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Nepal probe’s journalists for disseminating globally published Dalai Lama news

May 14, 2019 1:04 pm0 comments
Nepal probe’s journalists for disseminating globally published Dalai Lama news

(TibetanReview.net, May14’19) – While there are no suggestions that there has been any violation of any law, the government of Nepal has ordered a probe against three journalists at the Rastriya Samachar Samiti (RSS), the country’s national news agency, for disseminating a news item regarding Tibet’s exile spiritual leader, the […]

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Fire destroys Dalai Lama’s elder brother’s Kalimpong noodle factory

May 8, 2019 4:17 am0 comments
Fire destroys Dalai Lama’s elder brother’s Kalimpong noodle factory

(TibetanReview.net, May07’19) – The Kalimpong Noodle Factory set up by the Dalai Lama’s elder brother Gyalo Thondup in 1967 and still being run by him has been destroyed by fire on May 4 night. But his single-storey residence, located nearby, remained untouched by the raging fire. He was home at […]

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